He’s not your average bear.

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Jim and Susan Kowalczik snuggle and play with a 1,400-pound Kodiak brown bear named Jimmy as if he were their child.

The fearless duo, of Otisville, NY, adopted the 9-foot-tall gentle giant about 20 years ago, when he was just a cub.

“Jimmy is my best friend. It doesn’t get any better than that. He loves you just for you,” Jim, 57, told Barcroft Media.

The extraordinary relationship became a global sensation after a video of Jim giving Jimmy a backrub and bear hugs went viral in January.

 

Story via NY Post – http://nypost.com/2016/10/02/this-couple-loves-to-snuggle-with-their-1400-pound-brown-bear/

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